Happy Flag Day and National Flag Week! Since this is the time to reflect on the formation of our great nation and our freedom symbolized by Old Glory, we thought it’d be appropriate to talk about American made Toyotas. So if you’re interested in learning what Toyota of North Charlotte Toyota cars are made in the U.S. and about the other impacts that Toyota is making in America, keep on reading!
American made Toyota cars
Reliable Toyotas have been manufactured in the U.S. since 1957. That’s 60 years! And since that time, over 25 million Toyotas have been made in the United States, including hybrid Toyota cars that started their U.S. manufacturing in 2006. In 2016, 1.3 million Toyotas were produced in the United States alone. There are currently nine U.S. made Toyota cars which include:
- The Toyota Avalon and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid
- The Toyota Camry and the Toyota Camry Hybrid
- The Toyota Corolla
- The Toyota Highlander and the Toyota Highlander Hybrid
- The Toyota RAV4
- The Toyota Sequoia
- The Toyota Sienna
- The Toyota Tacoma
- The Toyota Tundra
And these American made Toyotas aren’t just being sold here! In 2016, Toyota exported 138,000 U.S. made vehicles to 34 different countries. This helps keep vehicle manufacturing jobs on our soil. So if you’re wanting your next vehicle to be made in the land of the free, take a look at the multiple American made N Charlotte Toyota models!
Shop with patriotism near Charlotte
The Toyota Motor Corporation may have been created in Japan, but their family of reliable Toyota vehicles have become a major part of America’s culture and economy. N Charlotte Toyota cars are an American favorite, with over 2.5 million vehicles sold in 2016 and the Toyota Camry has been the best-selling car in America for 13 of the past 14 years. Other than being a favorite ride for the people, Toyota is doing great things for our county in other ways too. Some of these honorable things include:
- Employing American workers
Toyota currently employs around 136,000 people in the U.S. Some of their employees are around the Charlotte area! This is through direct employment and dealer employment.
- Buying materials form the United States
As of mid 2016, Toyota has purchased $37.6 billion worth of parts and materials from the U.S. This helps the economy by keeping American money in America.
- Toyota donates to American organizations
Toyota has donated over $921 million to different organizations in the United States. That means that some of the money spent on Toyota cars near Charlotte help improve neighbor hoods around the United States.
- Toyota is eco-friendly
Toyota cares about the environment and its long-term sustainability. They do this by making Toyota hybrids that’re super ultra-low emissions vehicles, and by making their sites as green as possible. The Wildlife Habitat Council has given conservation certifications to eight Toyota sights in the U.S.
Come in to Toyota of North Charlotte today! Shop variety of American made Toyota cars until 10 p.m. any day of the week at our dealership. Our sales specialist will be happy to share their knowledge with you and help you find your perfect American made car.